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Forum topic by jw3 posted 02-04-2010 08:05 PM 851 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-04-2010 08:05 PM

Can I spray on Varnish with a pheumatic spray rig or do I have to use a HVLP rig


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#1 posted 02-05-2010 12:51 AM

I have successfully sprayed varnishes including those with polyurathane resins using my standard old compressor and non-HVLP gun. I’d surely like to try HVLP but not willing to make the investment right now. It would be nice to not waste so much due to overspray. My preference is to spray lacquer but often do use the curing as opposed to evaporative finishes when the application calls for it.

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#2 posted 02-05-2010 12:53 AM

What Bill said

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#3 posted 02-05-2010 02:33 AM

thanks for the info- I think I’ll give it a try

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